Budget 2016: Osborne has little room for manoeuvre amid economic and political ‘storm clouds’

On 16th March 2016, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his third Budget within the last 12 months in which he announced that “we choose to put the next generation first.” The Statement was made against the backdrop of sobering news from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR). UK growth forecasts have been revised down significantly and public sector net debt as a … Continue reading Budget 2016: Osborne has little room for manoeuvre amid economic and political ‘storm clouds’

It’s The Sun Wot Said It

Few people in the UK are more trusted than the Queen. Whatever you think about royalty, we do not think that our monarch lies. So when Buckingham Palace denied The Sun’s story that the Queen stated anti-EU beliefs in a meeting of the Privy Council, that should be the end of it. A front page retraction on the UK’s best selling paper should have  followed. … Continue reading It’s The Sun Wot Said It